|Faculty:||Faculty of Law|
Vulnerable Parties and Family Dispute Resolution is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. In this subject, students will learn how to identify vulnerable parties in Family Dispute Resolution (FDR). Students will also learn how to conduct safety screening and risk assessment processes to ascertain the vulnerability of those parties and whether it is appropriate for them to participate in FDR. In addition, students will learn the skills and strategies required to manage vulnerabilities if the matter is suitable to progress to FDR. The subject considers the perspectives of all parties in matters where there may be vulnerabilities.
- Acquire a knowledge base of contemporary perspectives on the concept of vulnerability in the context of Family Dispute Resolution, and apply it appropriately in analysing practical situations.
- Appraise and assess a vulnerable party’s suitability to participate in a Family Dispute Resolution process, and apply that appraisal in a safety screening and risk assessment.
- Develop and use strategies to appropriately manage vulnerable parties in Family Dispute Resolution.
- Critically reflect and debrief on given case studies which include a range of complex issues relating to vulnerable parties in Family Dispute Resolution.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
This subject is not available to
Must be admitted into a Masters Law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange student.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
Non-Standard Offering Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022 Semester start: 12/09/2022 Subject start: 12/09/2022 Cancellation 1: 23/09/2022 Cancellation 2: 25/09/2022 Last enrolment: 21/09/2022 Withdraw - Financial: 03/10/2022 Withdraw - Academic: 16/10/2022 Teaching census: 02/10/2022
|Withdraw - Financial:||03/10/2022|
|Withdraw - Academic:||16/10/2022|